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May 28, 2020

Canada’s Largest Helium Purification Facility To Be Built in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan will soon be home to the largest helium purification operation in Canada.  The new facility will be constructed by North American Helium Inc. (NAH) near Battle Creek, Saskatchewan.  It is expected to be in-service by July, 2021, with construction starting in October, 2020.

May 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Saskatchewan Records Two Additional Deaths

Two Saskatchewan residents from the Far North region who tested positive for COVID-19 have died: one is an individual in their 80s and the other is an individual in their 60s.  This brings the total number of deaths in the province to 10.  The total includes a death that was reported as under investigation on May 26.

May 27, 2020

Government to Begin Search for Provincially Appointed Chief Firearms Officer

Saskatchewan is beginning the search for a provincially-appointed Chief Firearms Officer.  While Saskatchewan’s Chief Firearms Officer (CFO) has historically been appointed by the federal government, the Premier announced earlier this year that the province would be taking steps to appoint its own CFO.

May 26, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Saskatchewan Records Eighth Death

A Saskatchewan resident in their 50s from the Far North region who tested positive for COVID-19 has died, bringing the total number of deaths in the province to eight.  An additional death is currently under investigation.

May 26, 2020

Legislative Assembly to Meet June 15 to July 3

Government House Leader Jeremy Harrison and Opposition House Leader Cathy Sproule today announced that they have agreed to a modified arrangement for the Legislative Assembly to meet starting in June.

May 26, 2020

$10.3 Million Provincial Parks Stimulus Package

The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $10.3 million into renewal projects across the provincial park system.  This is part of the $7.5 billion two-year capital plan to stimulate the province’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 impact.